What does stitch mean?

Definitions for stitch
stɪtʃstitch

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word stitch.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. stitch(noun)

    a link or loop or knot made by an implement in knitting, crocheting, embroidery, or sewing

  2. stitch(verb)

    a sharp spasm of pain in the side resulting from running

  3. sew, run up, sew together, stitch(verb)

    fasten by sewing; do needlework

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stitch(verb)

    a single pass of a needle in sewing; the loop or turn of the thread thus made

    Etymology: [OE. stiche, AS. stice a pricking, akin to stician to prick. See Stick, v. i.]

  2. Stitch(verb)

    a single turn of the thread round a needle in knitting; a link, or loop, of yarn; as, to let down, or drop, a stitch; to take up a stitch

    Etymology: [OE. stiche, AS. stice a pricking, akin to stician to prick. See Stick, v. i.]

  3. Stitch(verb)

    a space of work taken up, or gone over, in a single pass of the needle; hence, by extension, any space passed over; distance

    Etymology: [OE. stiche, AS. stice a pricking, akin to stician to prick. See Stick, v. i.]

  4. Stitch(verb)

    a local sharp pain; an acute pain, like the piercing of a needle; as, a stitch in the side

    Etymology: [OE. stiche, AS. stice a pricking, akin to stician to prick. See Stick, v. i.]

  5. Stitch(verb)

    a contortion, or twist

    Etymology: [OE. stiche, AS. stice a pricking, akin to stician to prick. See Stick, v. i.]

  6. Stitch(verb)

    any least part of a fabric or dress; as, to wet every stitch of clothes

    Etymology: [OE. stiche, AS. stice a pricking, akin to stician to prick. See Stick, v. i.]

  7. Stitch(verb)

    a furrow

    Etymology: [OE. stiche, AS. stice a pricking, akin to stician to prick. See Stick, v. i.]

  8. Stitch(verb)

    to form stitches in; especially, to sew in such a manner as to show on the surface a continuous line of stitches; as, to stitch a shirt bosom

    Etymology: [OE. stiche, AS. stice a pricking, akin to stician to prick. See Stick, v. i.]

  9. Stitch(verb)

    to sew, or unite together by stitches; as, to stitch printed sheets in making a book or a pamphlet

    Etymology: [OE. stiche, AS. stice a pricking, akin to stician to prick. See Stick, v. i.]

  10. Stitch(verb)

    to form land into ridges

    Etymology: [OE. stiche, AS. stice a pricking, akin to stician to prick. See Stick, v. i.]

  11. Stitch(verb)

    to practice stitching, or needlework

    Etymology: [OE. stiche, AS. stice a pricking, akin to stician to prick. See Stick, v. i.]

Freebase

  1. Stitch

    Stitch is the name of the genetic experiment 626, and the main protagonist of the Lilo & Stitch films and television program, also made into a video game. Originally created to cause chaos across the galaxy, he is marked by his mischievous behavior, traits that endear him to his friend Lilo, who adopted him as her puppy dog. He is voiced by his creator and the film's co-director, Chris Sanders.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Stitch

    stich, n. a pass of a needle and thread, the part of the thread left in the fabric, a single loop or link: the kind of work produced by stitching—buttonhole-stitch, cross-stitch, &c.: the space between two double furrows: a fastening, as of thread or wire, through the back of a book to connect the leaves: an acute pain, a sharp spasmodic pain, esp. in the intercostal muscles: a bit of clothing, a rag.—v.t. to sew so as to show a regular line of stitches: to sew or unite.—v.i. to practise stitching.—ns. Stitch′er; Stitch′ery (Shak.), needle-work; Stitch′ing, the act of one who stitches: needle-work done in such a way that a continuous line of stitches appears on the surface; Stitch′wort, a genus of slender plants, including the chickweed, so called because once believed to cure 'stitch' in the side. [A.S. stice, a prick; Ger. sticken, to embroider; conn. with stick.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'stitch' in Nouns Frequency: #2182

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stitch in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stitch in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of stitch in a Sentence

  1. Henry David Thoreau:

    Why should we live with such hurry and waste of life We are determined to be starved before we are hungry. Men say that a stitch in time saves nine, and so they take a thousand stitiches today to save nine tomorrow.

  2. Famous Saying:

    A stitch in time saves nine

  3. Sara Davis Buechner:

    Just imagine, you have to take every stitch of clothing you own and put it in the garbage, the best analogy I tell people is, 'What if you moved to Bolivia tomorrow, how much would it cost to start a totally new life?'.

  4. Surprise Police:

    She was last seen wearing a white T-Shirt with cartoon characters Lilo and Stitch, blue jeans, and skateboard shoes with roses imprinted on the toes.

  5. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    Here is the world, sound as a nut, perfect, not the smallest piece of chaos left, never a stitch nor an end, not a mark of haste, or botching, or second thought; but the theory of the world is a thing of shreds and patches.

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